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Inova Health System’s first cancer institute CEO charged with creating cancer ‘destination’, Washington Business Journal, January 6, 2015

One of the first priorities for Inova Health System’s new cancer institute CEO Dr. Donald L. Trump in the coming weeks is figuring out where that institute will actually go. Read more.

Teen’s death shows horror of flu epidemic, CNN, December 31, 2014

Inova’s Dr. Sujata Ambardar, infectious disease specialist, is quoted in a CNN article about the high levels of flu activity seen in the DC metro region and elsewhere. Read more.

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Announces Patient Visitation Restrictions to Ensure Patient, Families and Staff Safety

MOUNT VERNON, VA – (December 23, 2014) – Due to increased flu-like illness activity at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, today, December 23rd, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital has instituted temporary changes to its visitation policy. This change will better protect hospital patients, their families and the medical staff who serve them. The following temporary measures apply […]

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Dedicates New Mark and Brenda Moore Patient Tower

ALEXANDRIA, VA – December 10, 2014 – Inova Mount Vernon Hospital officially dedicated the new Mark and Brenda Moore Patient Tower building at a special ceremony on December 9th. Hospital leaders joined with major donors and more than 125 dignitaries and VIPs representing community, business, political and Inova Health leadership from across the region to celebrate the […]

Inova’s Dr. Jeffrey Lovallo Spoke with WUSA 9 Spoke about the Growing Rate of Shoulder Replacement

Knee and hip replacements are very common but new shoulders are the fastest growing form of bionic joints.  Dr. Jeffrey Lovallo, orthopedic surgeon, spoke about the how shoulder replacements are the fastest growing form of bionic joints on WUSA 9 on December 6, 2014.

Inova’s Chief Human Resources Officer Shares Tips on How to Maximize Flexible Spending Account on WUSA 9

Sally Paull, Inova’s Chief Human Resources Office shares tips on how to maximize your flexible spending account bucks before the end of the year with WUSA 9 on December 2, 2014.

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital Named a “Business of the Year” by Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce

Alexandria, VA – November 19, 2014 – Inova Mount Vernon Hospital has been recognized as the 2014 “Large Business of the Year” by the Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce. The award honors Inova Mount Vernon Hospital’s partnership with local businesses and organizations to enhance health and well-being and promote economic vitality across the region. Inova Mount […]

New hospital job: Patient satisfaction officer, The Washington Post, November 2, 3014

Hospitality in hospitals is trending across the nation. Inova was ahead of the curve bringing on Paul Westbrook over two years ago to lend his expertise in hospitality that he gained as an executive with Marriott and the Ritz-Carlton. Read more

Difficult to Heal Wounds Are No Match for the Expert Wound Healing Services at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

Tackling Tough Wound Care For patients with complex and difficult to heal wounds, Inova’s Dorothea R. Fisher Wound Healing Center is specially equipped to provide expertise and a variety of treatments for a wide range of patients and conditions. Every year, non-healing wounds affect 3 to 6 million people in the United States. A chronic wound can […]

Lorton HealthPlex Earns High Patient-Satisfaction Scores

Patients give high marks to community-centered care It’s no wonder the year-old Inova HealthPlex at Lorton has the highest patient satisfaction scores in Inova Health System. It’s conveniently located and patients love the friendly, small-town atmosphere. “There’s a community aspect here that you don’t have in a big place,” says Interim Nurse Manager Helen Stevens, […]

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